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Monsanto Company Sets Webcasts for Biennial Investor Event

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Monsanto Company Sets Webcasts for Biennial Investor Event15:00 EDT Thursday, November 03, 2011ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will hold a series of webcasts in conjunction with its biennial investor event scheduled for Nov. 10 at its research facility in Chesterfield, Mo.  During presentations at the event, company executives will discuss Monsanto's strategic initiatives, financial targets, product performance, research and development pipeline and other matters related to the company's business. A webcast beginning at 10:15 a.m. C.T. will offer presentations from the following Monsanto executives: Hugh Grant, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Brett Begemann, executive vice president and chief commercial officer; and Kerry Preete, senior vice president for global strategy. A webcast beginning at 1 p.m. C.T. will feature presentations from Pierre Courduroux, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Robb Fraley, Ph.D., executive vice president and chief technology officer. Slides and a simultaneous audio webcast of the presentations will be accessible by visiting the investor section of Monsanto's web site at www.monsanto.com/investors. Following the live broadcast, a replay of the webcasts will be available on the Monsanto web site for three weeks. About Monsanto CompanyMonsanto Company is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. Monsanto remains focused on enabling both small-holder and large-scale farmers to produce more from their land while conserving more of our world's natural resources such as water and energy. To learn more about our business and our commitments, please visit: www.monsanto.com. Follow our business on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/MonsantoCo, on Facebook® at www.facebook.com/MonsantoCo, or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed. CONTACT  Media ? Kelli Powers (314-694-4003)SOURCE Monsanto Company